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May 6, 2020

DIGERPI approves submission of applications for trademark registrations and other procedures by electronic means, and the payment of fees by online banking and / or credit card

The General Directorate of the Industrial Property Registry (DIGERPI) through Resolution No. 36 of April 30th, 2020, promulgated in the Official Gazette on May 4th, 2020, […]
May 6, 2020

A Guide and Recommendations to collect payments of Public Contracts from the Panamanian Government

I. GENERAL The purpose of this document is to provide information and advice to companies that are to enter into public contracts with the Government of […]
May 4, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Force Majeure And Fortuitous Event

It is barely a month since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19 as a worldwide pandemic, which has brought with it a negative impact on […]
May 2, 2020

Government suspends evictions and launches, and freezes rental fees in face of the current state of emergency.

Executive Order No. 145 of 1st May, 2020 suspends evictions and launches, and freezes rental fees during the state of emergency. You may access the decree […]
April 29, 2020

Special Paid License is granted for the care of Children and Adolescents in a Serious or Terminal Condition

Through Law No. 147 of 15th April 2020,  a “special paid leave” has been granted to every parent working in the public or private sector who […]
April 29, 2020

Establishment of rules for the use of electronic media outlets in government procedures

Given the current scenario in our country, it is necessary to reinforce our system to encourage the use of electronic means in government procedures, whereby the […]
April 28, 2020

Superintendence of the Securities Markets endorses the electronic signature and extends the term for the presentation of reports and declarations of issuers and regulated subjects.

The General Resolution is availabe here
April 14, 2020

United Nations elects Panama as the regional hub for humanitarian aid against COVID-19

The United Nations Organization (UN) selected Panama as the region’s collection and distribution center as part of the strategy to face the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), a […]
April 13, 2020

The “Thirteenth-Month” Payment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

According to Cabinet Decree No. 221 of November 18th, 1971, employers must pay their workers a special bonus called “Thirteenth Month”, consisting of a one-day salary […]